The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 75 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 63 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.16% 3.50% 3.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.15% 21.50% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 58 59
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,900 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
287 293 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.41% 16.26% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 243 257 278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,341 £26,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 67 (69.79%) C#
2 58 (60.42%) HTML
3 56 (58.33%) C++
4 52 (54.17%) CSS
5 51 (53.13%) .NET
6 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
7 45 (46.88%) SQL Server
8 42 (43.75%) Software Engineering
9 41 (42.71%) JavaScript
10 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (38.54%) XML
12 36 (37.50%) Java
13 33 (34.38%) SQL
13 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET
13 33 (34.38%) Degree
14 28 (29.17%) Computer Science
15 27 (28.13%) OO
16 25 (26.04%) Windows
17 23 (23.96%) C
18 22 (22.92%) SOAP
19 20 (20.83%) Linux
19 20 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (19.79%) TDD
21 18 (18.75%) HTML5
22 17 (17.71%) CSS3
23 16 (16.67%) Perl
24 15 (15.63%) jQuery
25 14 (14.58%) WCF
26 13 (13.54%) Mathematics
26 13 (13.54%) NUnit

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.42%) Confluence
2 6 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) SaaS
2 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.04%) Intranet
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) MySQL
2 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.29%) DB2
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.04%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (13.54%) NUnit
2 13 (13.54%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.08%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.08%) dotTrace
4 2 (2.08%) JIRA
4 2 (2.08%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.08%) Selenium
4 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.08%) Moq
4 2 (2.08%) AQtime
4 2 (2.08%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.08%) GCC
4 2 (2.08%) QUnit
4 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (10.42%) Marketing
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
3 6 (6.25%) Automotive
4 3 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (73.96%) Developer
2 39 (40.63%) Software Developer
3 31 (32.29%) Software Engineer
4 26 (27.08%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Graduate
6 10 (10.42%) Author
6 10 (10.42%) Technical Author
6 10 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.29%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Junior
8 5 (5.21%) Junior C# Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Database Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Trainee
10 3 (3.13%) Trainee Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (60.42%) HTML
2 52 (54.17%) CSS
3 51 (53.13%) .NET
4 37 (38.54%) XML
5 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET
6 22 (22.92%) SOAP
7 18 (18.75%) HTML5
8 17 (17.71%) CSS3
9 15 (15.63%) jQuery
10 14 (14.58%) WCF
11 13 (13.54%) JSP
12 9 (9.38%) J2EE
13 6 (6.25%) MFC
14 5 (5.21%) Web Services
14 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 4 (4.17%) JDBC
15 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
16 3 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.54%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.42%) User Experience
4 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.13%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 20 (20.83%) Linux
3 9 (9.38%) UNIX
4 2 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.13%) OO
4 19 (19.79%) TDD
5 12 (12.50%) MVC
6 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
6 11 (11.46%) User Stories
7 10 (10.42%) Scrum
8 9 (9.38%) OOD
9 8 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (8.33%) Software Architecture
10 6 (6.25%) Network Management
10 6 (6.25%) Project Management
10 6 (6.25%) CRM
11 5 (5.21%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.17%) Multithreading
13 3 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (2.08%) Test Automation
14 2 (2.08%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.79%) C#
2 56 (58.33%) C++
3 41 (42.71%) JavaScript
4 36 (37.50%) Java
5 33 (34.38%) SQL
6 23 (23.96%) C
7 16 (16.67%) Perl
8 13 (13.54%) Python
9 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.08%) VB
11 2 (2.08%) VBA
11 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.04%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 33 (34.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 10 (10.42%) Atlassian
4 8 (8.33%) TOWER Software
5 7 (7.29%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
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